A careers Q&A session has been organised by NHS Education for Scotland.
To celebrate AHPs Day, on the 14th of October 2021 a careers Q&A session has been organised by NHS Education for Scotland. This will involve a panel of Allied Health Professionals responding to questions about AHP Careers which have been sent from anyone considering a career in one of the AHPs. This will be hosted on YouTube on 14th of October 2021.
In the lead up to the event there will be posts on Instagram and Twitter. These posts will also provide links to useful information about these careers on the NHS Scotland Careers Website. The hashtag #AHPDayScot will be used. These posts will come out from the @NHSScotcareers page on Instagram and twitter with the following timeline:
Wednesday 1 September - AHP roles awareness post
Thursday 2 September - AHP Day awareness post
Monday 6 September to Friday 17 September - AHP roles spotlight on specific professions + request for questions
Monday 20 September - questions deadline at 4pm
Monday 4 October - video answers deadline at 4pm
Wednesday 13 October - social media posts scheduled to promote the day
Thursday 14 October - AHP Day 2021- posted on YouTube
Questions can be sent in via social media (Twitter/Instagram) or they can be emailed in to firstname.lastname@example.org. All questions should be sent in by 20th of September.
Information about AHP Careers can be found at: https://www.careers.nhs.scot/careers/explore-our-careers/allied-health-professions/
Have a look at some of the activity you might have missed on Twitter. Keep an eye out on @NHSScotcareers for more posts to follow:
Speech and Language Therapy
You will find information about what Occupational Therapists do and how to become one, as well as stories and videos from Occupational Therapists about why they love their career. The Choose OT website is the resource that we share with people interested in becoming an Occupational Therapist, including school pupils.
RCOT: We also have resources on our website for people wanting to promote occupational therapy careers. These include guides and presentations for giving careers talks in schools and videos of occupational therapists sharing their career stories.
Prosthetics and Orthotics
Healthcare Education England Careers Resources
The WOW Show
NHS Scotland Careers Resource pack